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parks faced closures - why they apparently did it. >>> people hit by superstorm sandy. could soon be getting relief money -- but others will still have to wait. >>> and - it looked like a congressional photo-op. but this picture turned out to be a photo-shop. we'll explain - next. (male announcer) this is bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now. >> catherine: now at 5-30. a new report released today says that employees with the california department of parks and recreation intentionally hid millions of dollars from the state. kron 4's charles clifford has more. >> reporter: last summer it was discovered that the california department of parks and recreation may have had up to 54 million dollars hidden in two accounts. the news was particularily shocking because at the time california was considering closing down dozens of state parks due to a lack of funding the news also resulted in the resignation of parks and rec director, ruth colemn. but in this new report, the state attorney generals office concludes that 34 million dollars of that money was innocently misplaced, the r
to slow it down. >>> google trying to help out victims of superstorm sandy. why not everyone is happy to see them. >>> and the oregon teen who is in hot water with the law. after boasting about driving drunk. in a facebook post. >>> health officials say a norovirus outbreak at a senior home in the north bay ifdozens of residents and staffers and the redwoods senior residential care facility in mill valley have been sickened since christmas eve. two of the elderly residents have since died of complications brought on by the virus. activities and food services have been restricted. and it appears to be slowing the spread of the highly contageous virus. this outbreak follows a similar one at a san rafael retirement home that sickened 27 people in november >>> police have arrested a married couple they say are connected to the new year's eve shooting in sacramento that left two people dead and three others wounded. sacramento police say that amber scholz started the altercation that prompted the deadly shooting at a bar in old town sacramento monday night oficers say her husband. charles
today by casting a vote for billions of dollars in aid to super storm sandy victims'. >> as martha shade reports some in his own party felt ignored by house speaker john boehner when congress did not take up the measure during the week's focus on the fiscal cliff. >> one of the first items when getting down to business was $9 million in aid of superstar standing victims'. >> lawmakers were enraged when the law was scrapped. >> the danger was this was not the delay of one day. i was concerned being pushed over into the new congress that could be delayed for months. >> house speaker johnboehner and others received a firestorm of criticism from gov. chris christopher and others. >> this is an example of the government forgetting who they are here to serve and why. >> 66 days and counting. shame on you! shame on congress!. it has been more than two months since the major damage happen along the jersey shore. the image of the destruction in queens n.y.. >> speaker boehner has assured lawmakers that the house will pick up the remaining balance by the end of the month. >> as far as i am concern
in congress. >> catherine: it was back to school today - for sandy hook students. they've been out of class since last month -- when a gunman killed 26 people in the connecticut grade school. april williams has more on the first steps -- on the long road to getting back to normal. >> reporter: it's been less than three weeks since they lost 20 of their classmates and six educators, but thursday sandy hook elementary students were back in class. >> "watching them get off the bus, most of the kids were excited, they had seen friends, they hadn't see in awhile, they anxious to get into the hallways and meet up with the other kids, and you could see the teachers had the same response, they were quite excited to see the students." >> reporter: the site of the december shooting is still part of an ongoing investigation, so the former chalk hill middle school in nearby monroe was re- purposed, and renamed sandy hook. >> "a great deal of thought and effort and volunteer work to make this as seamless as possible." >> reporter: to give the students a sense of continuity, desks and other familiar obje
could last all week. >> president obama has signed a super storm sandy aid package into law. the bill includes more than $9 billion to help the government tapes led insurance claims. it was the first legislative action of the new congress after the previous session show a vote last week on a much larger assistance plan for storm victims various lawmakers away and no more than $50 billion in additional sandy a later this month. that portion will likely face a much tougher review. some new york students with a ride to school this morning may not have won by wednesday. union leaders say in your city bus driver may go on strike. that will mean more than 150,000 public school students will have to find another way to school. drivers are disputing the contract a mean some lost jobs. current contracts are set to expire at the end of june in the department has ari prepared for a walkout, by public bus fare cards for students. >> 5 bay area middle schools are making a great as they made state superintendent of public instruction time for lactose tolerance extends list of middle california's mi
with the house of representatives, they will be voting today on part of the aid for super storm sandy victims. in the house will vote on the rest of the $60 billion package on january 15th. the vote comes after house speaker john boehner canceled a vote on super storm sandy aid earlier this week. east coast leaders including fellow republicans new jersey gov. chris christie and congressman peter king were angry after bearers stalled the boat. the senate will also have to take another boat since the vote comes in the new congress that was sworn in yesterday. (male announcer) live from the bay area here is your kron -- vote to >> semivowel sales are cranking up. at general motors sold over 23,000 chevrolet votes in 2012. industry in gm analysts say the biggest factor driving sales is the vehicles increased popularity ankara sales is the vehicles increased popularity ankara claude c[ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. your new light creamy potato with bacon & cheese soup says it's 100 calories a serving. that's right. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. m
are being proposed to keep the public safe. >> and could victims of superstorm sandy - finally ♪ [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] ♪ no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. ♪ save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. just for u on the safeway app. >> when parking around san franciscoyou will now need to feed the meter seven days a week. today marks the first day of sunday parking enforcement in the city. kron 4's mike pelton shows us how much money the city drivers are reacting to the change. >> you are going to start to needed to pay on sunday. >> it is overwhelming. >> there seems to be nothing free. sunday was a relaxing day another wanted to charge you for that it does not seem right. >> you can pay and park for the amount of four hours. genuine britain tickets will begin a january 27th between now, and then, warning tickets will be issued. however, written -- tickets will be issued january 27th. >> this manager is at a cafe she will keep a close eye. >> i am just hoping. >> the driving force of according to city o
following the sandy hook elementary shooting. new york mayor michael bloomberg, a strong supporter of tighter gun laws, is advising the vice president. >> secretary of state hillary clinton is expected to testify later this month on the deadly september 11th of salt and libya. clinton has been scheduled to testify last month but she fell during an illness and suffered a concussion. if she was recently hospitalized for a blood clot. clinton returned to work on monday. she had promised to appear before the senate and the house foreign affairs panel before stepping down from her job. president obama has nominated senator john kerry to replace her. >> still ahead on kron 4 morning news. a new iphone may be in the works and it is likely " cheaper " than the one you already have. it is incredible on video. a great white shark sighting off the coast of florida. how'd it is helping researchers is coming up next. it is a judgment day for barry bonds. he will find out his hall of fame fate. mark will have more on this story a little later. we will be right back area . >> new this morning. ap
sandy. if you don't need the calendar, buy one for someone you love . >> we will have special behind the scenes footage at www.thedoctorstv.com. >> and my doctor's orders are this: encourage people to help each other out during times of need. because we just came out of the holidays, and it truly is better to give than to receive. we want to thank you so much for joining us today. see you next time! [ crowd cheering ] [ applause ] ♪ (male announcer): live from the bay area this is the kron 4 morning news. >> kron 4 news at 4 a.m. start now. >> good morning. is wednesday january 9th. we began this morning with a live look outside from our roof camera here on van ness ave looking back at san francisco. good morning i am james fletcher. i am anny hong. >> erica has a look at your forecast good morning erica. >> good morning to you both as we take a live look outside at our roof camera in downtown san francisco. we have clouds and areas of fog. not nearly as dense as yesterday's. it should be clearing relatively quickly compared to yesterday's. the dense fog advisory was extended. exp
for missing data limousine. >> the house of representatives will vote today on super storm sandy aid after the vote was canceled earlier this week. the tail straight ahead. >> we're also following the rather and erica is following our cold temperatures. >> this is our mt. tam cam and these guys are starting to brighten. it is a cold start and we are at freezing. santa rosa and novato 41 and you can see and tell it is a cold start to the mourning period as we head into the afternoon, mostly sunny conditions a little warmer would sunspots' climbing into the lower 60s. later on tonight is shaping up to be a relatively warm evening. mid to upper '40's. big changes as we head into the weekend, i will keep your future cast four and show you what we can forecast coming up and my next report. >> i really like ride around the bay area. the meter lights have not been activated on the bay bridge. the only slow traffic for this morning for a very short stretch of highway four. that is in the commute direction west bound for antioch. that is really the only slow traffic consistent with normal commute p
package for victims of superstorm sandy into law. the bill delegates more than 9-billion dollars to help the government pay flood insurance claims. a congressional vote on a larger. 50-billion dollar aid package is set for later this month. however. that bill is likely to face some tough scrutiny. as lawmakers look ahead to more battles over spending and debt. >> the president is also expected to nominate chuck hagel as the countries newest defense secretary tomorrow. the former republican senator from nebraska. and decorated vietnam war veteran. would to replace strong relationship during their time together in the senate. both men will likely face a lot of questions from congress. on where hagel stands on many key issues. >> when parking around san franciscoyou will now need to feed the meter seven days a week. today marks the first day of sunday parking enforcement in the city. kron 4's mike pelton shows us how much money the city expects to makeand how drivers are reacting to the change. >> the time for changes here that you are going to need the change for san francisco. >> i am ove
friday for victims of super-storm sandy. a vote was supposed to happen tuesday, but speaker of the house john boehner stalled the vote. >>> and a marin county man was arrested today after being accused of having sex with a teenaged girl - and threatening her if she told anyone. 36-year-old lucas santos will be in court friday. he was booked into the marin county jail on suspicion of rape and sex with a minor. the 17-year-old girl says it happened over a period of 6 months. his bail was set at $100,000. >>> sensors designed to detect gunshots are now being used in oakland. they're called "shot- spotters" - and they blanket nearly half the city. today police said they'll move forward with the technology to curb a growing crime rate. kron 4's dan kerman has more. >> that is the sound of a recorded gunfire on the new year's eve. these sensors recorded the sound and it then showed the location of the shooting, how many rounds were fired and how many were being used. >> this confirmed the vital the affirmation that we needed. with blood, evidence, shell casings. this is vital information. we h
in the sandy hook elementary school massacre. >> 27 year-old victoria soto was killed in december 14th shooting as he tried to shield students from the gunman. >> the shooter killed 20 children and six women for committing suicide. >> strafford mayor john harkins disposed to give her name to the new school in honor of for bravery. construction is set to begin this summer. >> that they must be approved by the town council, which is expected to take up the matter next week. >> today is day two of the preliminary hearing to determine if there is enough evidence to try james holmes, the suspect in the hour, colorado theater shooting. >> yesterday, police officers gave detailed accounts of the grim scene after gunman killed 12 and will the doesn't. >> holmes appeared not to show any emotion during the testimony. >> to a pathologist testified the victim's daughter were shot anywhere from one side to nine times. >>160 counts including murder and attempted murder. >> alabama has rolled to its second consecutive ccs championship, and third in four seasons, beating no. 1 notdre dame 42-14 in abc s jet en
with changes showers returning back to the forecast. >> catherine: nine weeks after super-storm sandy sent them fleeing. some of the people who live in the hardest hit parts of new jersey are being told they can go home again. this is video of one of the badly damaged neighborhoods.soon after the storm hit. even though some people are packing up and heading home.there are still vast stretches of nearby towns which are still deserted. >> the man arrested in the colorado movie theatre massacre was in court today. james holmes - looking very different from when he was taken into custody. he looked pale and thinner - with a beard and moustache. families of the victims heard emotional testimony today. including from a police officer who says he thought holmes was a fellow officer at first.that july evening. the officer broke down when he was describing how the floor of the movie theatre was wet with blood. holmes is charged with killing 12 people and wounding dozens of others. >> new information on the gunman in the connecticut grade school shooting. the new york post reports that adam lanza may not
-storm sandy. despite the tongue lashing they got from new jersey governor chris christie. >> "shame on you. shame on congress." >> reporter: the fact that the rest of the storm relief is now up in the air until a vote later this month. was a let down for new york and new jersey lawmakers. even the freshmen. >> "i am new here. i don't know all the rules of washington but it sure seems like the rule here is to put off till tomorrow what should be done today." >> reporter: it was a return to the reality of broken government in washington. >> "come on mom take a chance. ruin your reputation here" >> reporter: after all of that good-will on display. when vice president joe biden was swearing in members of the 113th congress. and hamming it up with their loved ones. one day later we asked the vice president. if things have changed. his response. off-camera. "we're back to certifying the election." biden was heading into the house to certify the results of the presidential election. a ritual mandated in the constitution. and a reminder of the few things that can get done without a fight. >>> form
in the sandy hook elementary school massacre. 27 year-old vicki soto was killed in the december 14th shooting as he tried to shield her students from the gunman. the shooter killed 20 children and six women before committing suicide. strafford mayor john harkins has proposed to give her name to a new school and honor of her bravery. construction is set to begin this summer. then they must be approved by the town council which is expected to make up take up the matter next week. former pr. w. bush is continuing to recover from bronchitis and related complications at a houston hospital. a spokesman for but says there is no timetable on when he is expected to be released from hospital. the 88 year- old was has been hospitalized since november 23rd and has moved out of intensive care last month. >> coming up on kron4 as other california couples as i do on our hot air belong before comes crashing down. we will hear from neighbors in the area. plus an escalator mouth watches as a wave of panic over new jersey commuter train station. also we're learning jersey commuter train station. also we're lear
election. and "superstorm sandy." on wall street. the dow lost 50-points the nasdaq dropped two. and the s-and-p-500 lost four points. dropping off from the five-year high it reached on friday. >> pam: ten of america's biggest banks have agreed to an 8-point-5 billion dollar settlement over alleged foreclosure abuses. the deal was brokered by the federal reserve and the office of the comptroller of the currency. the banks. incluiding bank of america. citi bank. wells fargo. and others. will have to pay more than 3-billion dollars in direct payments to mortgage borrowers who were foreclosed on in 2009 and 2010. they've also agreed to pay more than 5-billion dollars in assistance to those borrowers. in a separate settlement deal.bank of america has agreed to pay more than 10 billion dollars to fannie claims resulting from the housing meltdown. bank of america will pay more than three billion dollars in cash to fannie mae and also repurchase more than six billion dollars in questionable loans. the bad loans lead to massive losses for fannie mae, a government takeover. and a 116 billion dollar
. if this is all part of the panel that president obama created following the sandy hook elementary shooting. new york mayor michael bloomberg, a strong supporter of tighter gun laws, is advising the vice president. >> secretary of state hillary clinton is expected to testify later this month on the deadly september 11th assault and libya. clinton has been scheduled to testify last month but she felt during an illness and she suffered a concussion. she was recently hospitalized for a blood clot. clinton returns to work on monday. she had promised to appear before the senate and house foreign affairs panel before stepping down from her job. president obama has nominated senator john kerry to replace her. >> we will be right back. [ mom ] dear chex cereal, i just had to write. you can't imagine how long i've been searching for something like this for my family. i'm amazed you make so many great flavors that are gluten free. my guys are crazy for chocolate chex and honey nut chex. for me, it's cinnamon. it means a lot to be able to give them something that's good for them, that also puts smiles on t
is expected to take all week. >> president obama has signed a sober storm sandy aid package into law. the bill includes more than $9 billion to help the government pay flood insurance claims. it was the first legislative action of the new congress after the previous session at shelled a vote last week on a much larger assistance plan for storm victims. lawmakers a way, and on more than $50 billion in additional 78 later this month. that portion will likely face a much tougher review. sums they are students vote will take the bus to school may not have a ride this wednesday. union leaders in york city bus drivers may go on strike strike this week leaving more the 150,000 public school students stranded. divers are negotiating a new contract. school officials have been preparing for a possible walkout by buying up in the public bus passes for each student affected. >> i bay area middle schools are making the grade as a maid state superintendent of public instruction, tore up for lack sends list of california's middle grade school to watch in 2013. union middle school and san jose, san lorenzo va
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solutions." they told abc's diane sawyer the massacre at sandy hook elementary was a decisive moment. "how was newtown?" >> "tough." >> "brought back a lot of memories about what that was like for us, some two years ago today. and you hope that happen again. but you know what? it does happen again." their goal is to get elected officials to do more to prevent gun violence nationwide. it's an initiative similar to president obama's taskforce headed by vice president joe biden, expected to lay out recommendations as early as the end of the month. but such efforts face opposition. some believe getting rid of guns will not keep citizens safe. >> "you have a first amendment, there's a second amendment. but guns do not kill people. we just had two murders, my office investigated, by knives. should we take all the knives away? where do you draw the line?" >> reporter: a complex question leaders are searching to answer. in washington, i'm sandra endo. in washington, i'm sandra endo. kron 4 news. of the week. or how to get great prices on things you need. if your resolution is saving money, safeway
. >> the obama administration response to the caller brought will appear in sandy hook. this smells of censorship. i do not think it really works. it is the parents were by the kids' games. i do not know. i think this is the wrong angle of the wrong tree to bark up so to speak. again, gun lobbyists and gun- control in japan have stopped mass shootings and they have much more violent cartoons and video games. >> we have a real interesting battle between first and second amendment. >> that is only by opinion. >> let us talk about the new treasury secretary. >> it looks like jack lew will replace timothy gai nter. >> what is a treasure secretary do? they're run financial--they look after financial debt. >> and the bottom right hand corner of our people money gaitner signature. what is that that is horrible. >> we have to change that. i cannot put that on monday. >> this seems like an eye appointment. he has very little experience. he is a big no god. he will say no time and time again. he is the one that will have to keep the budget cut going when we hit the debt ceiling right. >> the debt ceiling c
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